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Synthesis of E-3-Hydroxymethyl-1-methoxy-4-(1′-pentenyl)benzene

Giles, R.G.F., Green, I.R. and Pestana, J.A.X. (1995) Synthesis of E-3-Hydroxymethyl-1-methoxy-4-(1′-pentenyl)benzene. Synthetic Communications, 25 (24). pp. 3945-3959.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00397919508011471
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Abstract

The title compound with exclusively the E-geometry has been synthesized by two independent routes. When this compound was reacted with cerium (IV) ammonium nitrate, it was found that oxidative cyclisation to the corresponding 4-hydroxybenzo-pyrans did not occur. This further defines the structural parameters required for such oxidative cyclisations.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/35916
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